Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

(verb) build / (verb) establish / (verb) to instruct and improve especially in moral and religious knowledge; uplift / (verb) enlighten inform

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edifying
edification



of an exemplary or edifying nature

—p.125 Reflections on The Deputy (124) by Susan Sontag
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Fred's would seem the least edifying.

—p.35 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) by Zadie Smith
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“In the Penal Colony” conceives description as punishment and torture as edification and the ultimate critic as a needled harrow whose coup de grâce is a spike through the forehead

—p.62 Some Remarks on Kafka's Funniness from Which Probably Not Enough Has Been Removed (60) by David Foster Wallace
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Dialectics had been brought to a standstill, though not in quite the edifying way Benjamin had hoped for

—p.347 Part VI: The 1960s (301) by Stuart Jeffries
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there is room for nothing in Stalinist culture except for edifying sermons, colorless life, and the catechism of propaganda

—p.164 Kadar Had His Day of Fear (157) by Albert Camus
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and had of them a great and edifying entertainment to the end of his days

—p.461 The Truth about Sancho Plaza (461) by Franz Kafka
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Oprah Winfrey, who selected the novel for her remorselessly edifying book club

—p.61 Cormac McCarthy's The Road (50) by James Wood
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commonplace edifying maxims – for example, top bosses who claim to be ‘as demanding of others as of themselves’, thus transmuting the projections of their own desire, made master-desire, into a moral virtue, and expressing in a blind adage of conative egocentricity the wish that others make that desire fully their own.

—p.36 Making Others Do Something (1) by Frédéric Lordon
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